Tillsonburg Pioneer Cemetery

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The Pioneer Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in the Tillsonburg area. Many of Tillsonburg’s earliest settlers, including members of the Tillson family, are buried there. The cemetery was established in 1838 and closed in 1870. Only open for … Continued

Fleming, Sir Sandford

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Born January 7, 1827, Kirkcaldy, ScotlandDied July 22, 1915, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Sir Sandford Fleming was an engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard time zones, Canada’s postage stamp, surveying and map making, engineering much of the Canadian … Continued